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behind the scenes of hollywood's biggest event. >>> and breaking news, charlie sheen in his first television interview since the controversy erupted. >> i used to do drugs. >> is he clean today? >> i am on a drug. it's called charlie sheen. >> this morning, charlie sheen takes a drug test for the cameras. the interview you have to see to believe. >>> and good morning, everyone. i just had to ask -- it is monday, right? when you haven't been to bed, you can't tell -- remember what day it was. we're having a great time here in hollywood. we're still here at the el capitan theater. it was built in 1929. they still play movies here. its location is primo. it's right across the street from the kodak theater where the oscars were held last night. and they're already starting to -- as soon as the oscars were over, dismantling everything. including the red carpet. we were there on the red carpet. we're going to bring you all the winners. we were backstage, as well, last night, george. it was quite a night. and melissa leo joining us live in our next hour. >> she broke through. and you loo
. >> charlie sheen uncensored and unhinged, the tv star opens up about drug use and more. >>> flames destroyed hundreds of thousands of acres in texas, how the wind is fighting back against the firefighters. >>> we have powerful >>> it was billed as a young girl, hipper oscars, but it had historical films taking top honors over the more edgy films. now the details from hollywood. >> the oscar goes to -- speech" got the royal treatment, winning four oscars including one for best picture. colin firth was named best actor for his role as a stammering king george. he hoped that his performance did some good. >> i hope the center message. shining light on something with a badly needed it. >> best actress honors went to natalie portman for ""black swan." christian bale won best supporting actor while his co- star from the fighter" was named best supporting actress. melissa leo surprised everyone while using profanity. >> when i watched kate two years ago, it looked so [bleep] easy. >> james franco and anne hathaway opened with a montage of several films nominated for best picture. then they told peo
? >>> and charlie sheen in his own words. >> all these radio rants have people thinki ining charlie she has got to be on drugs again. >> yeah. sure. i am on a drug. it's called charlie sheen. >>> and on top of that, a night fit for a king. it was oscar gold for "the king's speech." we're live in hollywood. >>> good morning. the u.s. is stepping up pressure on libyan leader moammar gadhafi to step down. >> and the head of the u.n. meets with president obama today at the white house for more talks. emily schmidt is joining us, now, from washington, with the latest details. >> reporter: good morning to you. secretary of state hillary clinton spoke this weekend of a post-gadhafi libya. but if the world is expecting him to step down, he is sure showing no signs of hastening the process. anti-government protesters have taken control as close as they can get to libya's capital. just one city away. this man says, the people do not want moammar gadhafi. neither does the u.s., which says the libyan leader of four decades must leave immediately. and neither does the united nations security council, which
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are pulling the plug on this season of charlie sheen's sitcom. yesterday charlie sheen called into a radio show and went on a rant that included antisemitic references to the producer of his show. he called alcoholics anonymous of bootleg cult. the network released a statement saying that it's based on the totality of charlie sheen statements and condition and his conduct. the show was put on hold while he was hospitalized for a drug and alcohol binge. the future of the sitcom is on shore. that was nasty. >> it was difficult to listen to. >> it was ugly. i don't know what it is within n -- with him. adam caskey, you are a man, why don't you tell us? him. am not like ki >>> prince william and kate middleton will announce a scholarship in honor of the will couple at the college where they met. the woman that will be princess carry out their first public used to gather since becoming engaged. a dedicated a raft. .> she is not princess' yet >> that's why she could not break the bottle. she wore a tweed coat, a chocolate scarf. william did the talking. the first of many public appearances for t
about the ponzi scheme, his wife and the son who committed suicide. >>> and charlie sheen, the biggest star on network tv, a wild interview. why is he suing cbs? >>> and made in america. a family is stunned when we go through their house searching for u.s. products. all about creating more american jobs. >>> good evening. we begin tonight with a u.s. exclusive, moammar gadhafi. the flamboyant and brutal dictator at the center of the firestorm in libya. today our christiane amanpour became the only american reporter to sit with gadhafi. he refused to acknowledge libyan protesters. he laughed at demands that he step down, even as anti-government forces rage across his country. so let's go right away to christiane in tripoli. good evening, christiane. you sat right across from a man the whole world is wondering what he'll do next. what did you hear? >> reporter: well, diane, i see he was relaxed and focused determined to tell his side of the story. on the other hand, he remains incapable of realizing there is an uprising against him. colonel gadhafi emerged from the first of a convoy of c
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. >>> also coming up, what addiction experts are saying about charlie sheen. just before his one-on-one interview on "good morning america" and "20/20," we asked him point-blank if he's on drugs. >> increased speculation whether "two and a half men" will come back to the air at all. we'll see what charlie has to say. on top of all that, it's monday after the oscar night excitement, from the red carpet to the actual awards, who looked good and who -- >> who not so much. >> jennifer looked good. >> she looked good. >> that was not an example of the worst dressed. >> no, we'll talk about worst and best dressed. that's coming up. >>> we begin with moammar gadhafi's desperate attempt to hold on to his 40 years of power. his sons are defendsing their father saying he's never done anything wrong and will never give up. >> they spoke exclusively to abc's christiane amanpour who now reports from tripoli. >> reporter: in tripoli, the colonel remains in control of his capital. in exclusive interviews his sons tell me their father will never leave despite president obama's call for him to do
. and charlie sheen and exclusive. >>> turning to the crisis in libya, new developments. president obama has issued his strongest words, calling on libyan leader muammar gaddafi to leave. also this evening, the u.n. security council slapped sanctions on gaddafi and his family for their brutal crackdown on anti-government protesters. >> the international community will not tolerate violence of any sort against the libyan people by their government or security forces. >> gaddafi is not going down without a fight. members of his regime have set up checkpoints through the capital-letter trying to repel and the government forces. >>> fire crews in central florida are battling a major breast fire -- brush fire at 1:00 this afternoon. the smoke spread to interstate 95, affecting driver's visibility. >>> maryland and virginia authorities warned that people who work or travel through two d.c. area airports may have been exposed to the measles from london. the woman took a southwest flight out of bwi airport tuesday and flew to denver and albuquerque. the cdc is trying to track down anyone who may hav
seconds and you could not handle it. >> charlie sheen toxic drugs, his career, and why he plans to sue cbs in an intense and every this week, make pasta night more exciting for your family with a little help from the italian sausage experts: try... since 1945, this delicious italian sausage has been made with only the most premium cuts of pork and unique blends of quality herbs and spices icu can actually see. and the taste? why not let the empty plates speak for themselves. make pasta night a weekly dinner your family looks forward to. choose johnsonville, america's favorite italian sausage. brand power. helping you buy better. >>> charlie sheen is the talks everywhere now that his erratic behavior continues. we are seeing it on camera and said of hearing it on the radio. >> he sat down to talk about his drug use, his show, and his behavior. >> i am on a drug called to charlie sheen. >> and that is one drug he has no plans to quit. >> if you try it once, you will die. >> the troubled actors erratic behavior has cost him a longtime ally. in a statement, his publicist said, "i work with cha
. of course, they do. >> i love it. >>> also coming up this morning, new trouble for charlie sheen. he says his comments about his boss were not anti-semitic. and he has salvo for the studio for cancelling "two and a half men" for the rest of the season. he's been sending text messages to our correspondent. and we'll tell you what he has to say on those texts. >>> we have a lovely love story for you. three days after the new zealand earthquake, the bride had been trapped under the rubble of a collapsed building. but was rescued after sending a fronting text message to her fiance, who helped pull her out. >>> we're going to start this morning with the winter storm that sent temperatures to a nose dive out west. bringing snow to places that rarely see it. some may hit the l.a. area before tomorrow night's oscars. that's where our mike von fremd is standing by this morning. mike, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, dan, from a very chilly sunset strip. it's not often that southern california gets slammed by an arctic blast. both the very rich and poor that come here to enjoy perfec
the biggest network comedy on television. but tonight "two and a half men" is shut down after charlie sheen's bizarre rant on a radio talk show. >> you're completely clean, aren't you? >> 100%. you know, here's your first pee test. next one goes in your mouth. no, you won't get high. it's all good. it's all good, guys. >> reporter: in the 20-minute live interview sheen says he healed himself, insists he's ready to return to work. then attacks the show's producers and creator. >> look what i'm dealing with. i'm dealing with fools and trolls because don't have time for these clowns. don't have time for their judgment and stupidity. you know, they lay down with their ugly wives in front of their ugly children and look at their loser lives and say, i can't process it. well, no, you never will. stop trying. sit back and enjoy the show. >> reporter: it all comes after sheen trashed his room after a night of partying at the plaza hotel. and a series of disturbing public outbursts. cbs and warner brothers announced they had had enough. based on the totality of charlie sheen's statements, conduct an
was a bona fide threat, hiding virtually in plain sight. >>> and the plug has been pulled on charlie sheen's sitcom for now. that's after the star's latest rant on the radio. >>> good friday morning, everyone. thanks for being with us. the international community could take its first action today against libyan leader moammar gadhafi. the u.n. security council meets this afternoon, right here in new york. >> president obama has been consulting with top european leaders over possible sanctions against the libyan regime. emily schmidt is in washington with more on the crisis. good morning, emily. >> reporter: rob and peggy, good morning to you. diplomats say they are not ruling out any options on sanctions. this means the libyan dictator could face more resistance from abroad, to go along with the uprisings at home. lib onanti-government protesters are moving closer to their capital, closer to moammar gadhafi's control. >> there's no division between us. all one team. and we'll fight as one team, until we die or he's out. >> reporter: gadhafi shows no signs of leaving voluntarily. in a call
has not yet returned to work. >> coming up -- >>> coming up, charlie sheen is back in trouble again. this one will cost him millions of dollars. >>> one woman is getting back at a cheating >> . she is using ebay to do it and proving that sexy can sell. >>> more controversy is rocking the wilson building. one of the new mayor appointees was removed from his office by police. >>> d.c. governments can go -- the abrupt firing of a high- level laiaid. >> we have more on the growing controversy. >> a bizarre day down here at the wilson building. first, one of the new mayor appointees was removed from his office. then the mayor holds a news conference, only to be interrupted by the man who had just gotten tired. >> suleyman brown, alleges stocking of a 13-year-old girl appeared in this internet video, he broke down in tears defending himself. >> i am disappointed. >> brown ran for mayor himself, but urged voters to elect vincent gray could grade -- vincent gray. >> i do not believe that someone just gets sent over and miraculously gets a $110,000 job with no background in the matter. >> i
're probably throwing money down the drain. something you can do to that. >> charlie sheen stirring up even more controversy. when he had to say about we have been drugs coming of. >> a slam-dunk for the department of the homeland security and the nba, tightening >> as if to charlie sheen could not get more controversial. when he said during a radio interview is at raising more eyebrows. >> this was his attempt at letting people know that he just wants to get back to work. we have the details. >> and charlie sheen says he is ready to get back to work. he called into a radio show to set the record straight. >> i want -- i went back to work and i was banging on the stage door. where was everybody? i guess they are closed. >> you are on hiatus. >> they said for me to get ready and they would be ready. i do not not -- i do not know to tell you. >> at just weeks after being read to the hospital, the star of "two and half men." says he is healthy. >> i he'll really quickly. get me right now. >> neither cbs nor were brothers were able to comment on his claims. last week, tmz caught up with him as
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it and love it violently. >> an abc exclusive, charlie sheen one-on-one. >> adam >>> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. "the king's speech.d >> that film takes center stage at the academy awards. we will have a complete wrapup of hollywood's biggest night. good morning, washington. it's monday, february 28. i am alison starling. >> i am scott thuman. first, traffic and weather every ten minutes. adam caskey is in the weather center with a lousy forecast. >> we will have changing conditions today, kind of like what we had last friday, a little sunshine this morning here and there can afternoon thunderstorms, some of which could be severe. just a few little sprinkles this morning stretching from hagerstown all the way to culpeper pans spotsylvania. these are pushing to the east, pretty significant -- insignificant in nature. the storms are pushing off to the east from kentucky and the cold front will act as a triggering mechanism for thunderstorms for us this afternoon. we expect a line of thunderstorms early this afternoon. locally, amount 3:00. west of
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was dying. >>> and saving charlie sheen. his reality star neighbor tells us why she dialed 911, even though sheen begged him not to. >>> good morning, everyone. there are major developments in egypt this morning. the army has moved into cairo's central square. tanks and soldiers taking positions between the pro and an anti-government protesters. it came after a night of rising violence, with machine guns and firebombs. egypt's prime minister has apologized for the attacks. that's very unusual. we're going to get the latest from cairo. and talk to arizona senator, john mccain, who met with president obama on the crisis yesterday. >> continues to be a very fluid situation. >>> back here at home, so many people reeling, shivering after the enormous winter storm, across much of the country, leaving a trail of destruction. and we just learned that chicago's lake shore drive has reopened for the first time for the morning commute there. these pictures coming from our station wls, their chopper-cam. this after hundreds of cars were stranded because of snow in the heart of the city. we'll check in
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why. >>> charlie sheen has some words for his bosses. host: does it take two to tango? ♪ anncr: geico. 15 minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >>> more trouble for actor charlie sheen as he uses text and radio to attack his bosses. >> yesterday, he went on a radio rant against the show's created. cbs has shut down production of the show. >> rebecca cooper is here with more. >> today, he is continuing his ranch. he says he is just getting started on his attacks against the show and its creator. he said many things about the show and killed -- including he was the one who may be show successful. cbs says they have had enough. the show makes cbs and warner bros. millions of dollars. with two the bahamas intw porn stars. cbs says it is best for everyone involved if they suspend production. >>> coming up next, that is how the cookie crumbles. why police busted a girl scout cookie scam. but >> de marriage makes headlines on a regular basis -- >> gay marriage makes news on a daily basis. >> years before civil u
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? >> well, a very, very heavy -- >> a video gone viral, causing an outpouring of support. >>> charlie sheen speaks out in a free-wheeling interview, joking about crack. insisting he's clean now and ready to work. why he's demanding that his cameras start rolling again. >>> leap of faith. with a truck barreling towards her on an icy bridge, this woman dives 40 feet, into total darkness, landing in frigid waters. how she survived, against all odds. >>> good morning, everyone. boy, that water looks so calm and peaceful in that picture. but it was icy and cold that day. incredible story. >> she thought she had better chances with that than the truck coming toward her. >>> we're watching the situation in iran this morning. the protests continue across the middle east. and the government cracking down very hard in iran. what you're seeing is youtube cell phone video coming in from across the country. at least one person has been killed in the protests. they're inspired by the revolution in egypt. we're also seeing, robin, more protests in yemen. more protests in bahrain, all across the region. >>
. >> reporter: with feeling. on stage, up to the minute irreverence. >> i'm joel mchale, or as charlie sheen calls me, mordecai rabinowitz. >> a couple of years ago, we were just a couple of lesbians with a hope and a dream. >> reporter: while winter's bone nabbed two acting awards, "black swan" nabbed four. including best actress for natalie portman. kicking off what might be a pretty amazing weekend. >> thank you very much. it's slippery. scared. >> james franco won the indie spirit equivalent of the best actor award. pretty impressive he was there at all given he has to host this show tonight. >> i know. we're excited to talk to you about your oscar picks. i misspoke. you're on the red stairway, not the red carpet. >> for a second, i thought those were know flakes behind you. >> all right chris. we'll see you in a little bit. >> it's cold enough. for sure. >>> coming up, survivors. a couple trapped in a deserted ditch for five days. both of them have diabetes. how did they survive? >>> and oscars special guests. the kids from new york's p.s. 22 get set for their night in the spotlight. i'
." and melissa leo got bleeped. >> that is the latest out here. back to you. >> who knew that charlie sheen would help melissa leo? how about that? >> thanks. >> abc sensors were working. >>> oscars fans will definitely be talking about the winners and losers, but the other big subjects is who looked good and who did not? >> who wore what is already all of the bus from those who rocked the red carpet to those who may have asked what were they thinking? natalee, nicole and halle. there was old school hollywood and what was she wearing? four oscars, i want glamour. >> nominees for best dressed -- >> i would say jennifer hudson. she is beautiful. helen mirren is just old hollywood. hallie barry has not been wrong for years. she is a goddess. >> natalie portman braced the red carpet in chiffon and lace. nicole kidman, not quite. >> that is a dress for radio. it looked like somebody got it from space. >> she looks like a limestone cowgirl without the horse. >> but his vote for the worst dressed -- >> scarlet johansson. her shape is fabulous but the dress was all wrong. her hair was just whipped like-
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suspends charlie sheen's show, when he calls his boss a loser and a clown, in a scathing rant. his response this morning. >>> michael jackson's children reveal their hopes and dreams. how they're coping without their famous father. our exclusive interview is ahead. >>> and it's oscar time. robin goes one-on-one with hosts james franco and anne hathaway. "gma" is live on the red carpet for hollywood's biggest night. >>> good morning, everyone. and we have gone hollywood, as you can see here. george, we're in the renowned el capitan theater. it is right across the street from the kodak theater, where the oscars will be held on sunday. and taking center stage on sunday, the co-hosts, anne hathaway and james franco. and it was a hoot hanging out with them yesterday. we'll bring that to you. of course, a lot of news to get to between now and then, george. >> of course, robin. >>> it could be a decisive day in libya. rebel forces are closing in on the capital city of tripoli. gadhafi is hunkering down with his mercenaries and his family. there was a chilling message today from gadhafi's son. he s
... ♪ there are no sick days. vicks dayquil defeats 5 cold and flu symptoms. ♪ talking about charlie sheen and his hard partying ways. a lifestyle that has now reportedly sent the actor back to rehab. >> for the first time we're hearing from the "two and a half men" star himself. here's kabc's leanne suter. >> reporter: desperate to get charlie sheen help at his home in the exclusive mulholland state his former friend and neighbor calls 911. >> i just got a call from the residence of charlie sheen from a secretary. apparently, he's intoxicated. >> reporter: dr. paul seen here on "housewives of beverly hills" called 911. the conversation lasted about five minutes. most of the time spent trying to get the address to sheen's home. >> he's saying, don't call 911. but got him on the phone and he was very, very intoxicated and apparently in a lot of pain. it was kind of weird. >> reporter: at one point he said he was afraid to call. sheen was taken to the hospital and released later that day. the star is now in rehab. production on his show shut down. sheen spoke out for the first time about his latest troub
for, guess who? gadhafi's son. >> can you imagine that? >>> three's company for charlie sheen. your skinny on that. charlie sheen. ♪ skinny so skinny ♪ >>> our favorite part of the morning. >> that's right, "the skinny." we all know what's going on these days in libya, the frightening unraveling of the gadhafi era. there is a hollywood weird part of the story that involves his son, obviously, just like we've seen in egypt, the ruling family is incredibly wealthy, mainly from oil revenues, billions of dollars. he has several sons who live these very lavish, posh, hard drinking -- >> well documented, big partiers. >> -- lifestyles here so parties and clothes and women and booze and yachts. the funny part is the celebrities who have benefitted from these guys' lifestyles. apparently the two sons here in 2009 and 2010 threw some pretty lavish and well documented new year's eve bashes. one in st. barts and another one -- new year's in st. barts and one in caribbean. in 2009 mariah carey performed and was paid a cool $1 million just to do a couple of songs in 2009, one of the sons den
like that. that's an idea for valentine's day. >>> coming up next, charlie sheen makes a promise that could cost him a lot of dough. >>> miley cyrus admits a big mistake. stay tuned. the dough. ♪ skinny so skinny ♪ >>> it has been two months since we saw that video of miley cyrus and the bong and now she's finally talking about it. in the march edition of "marie claire" magazine she said, i'm disappointed in myself for disappointing my fans. she went on to say, when asked, do you think you're being judged unfairly? she says, you know, they're not miley cyrus, referencing her fans, they're not role models. so for me it was a bad decision because of my fans and because of what i stand for. keep in mind, she's 18 years old. this past year has been rough for her. she's had the bong controversy, her parents divorce and those makeout tapes. if you missed the bong controversy, more or less she was at a party and smoking salvia. that's supposed a hallucinogenic herb that is legal in california 37 nonetheless she's saying, i'm not perfect. i've never held myself out to be perfect but
charlie sheen needs more white powder. >> there was no shadow around. so, an early spring it will be! >> i woke up this morning and saw the snow out there and i thought i was at home for a second. >> this year for the fi time ever the super bowl will not have cheerleaders. no cheerleaders. yeah, apparently they couldn't find any women willing to cheer on ben roethlisberger. >> i would like to send my wishes to those celebrating the lunar new year. >> this is the biggest surprise in my years. to have this happen on top of -- oh. >> i've seen that like ten times this week and betty white still cracks me up. it has been a huge news week, the weather and overseas. hopefully spring will move quickly here. >> no doubt about that. we can only hope as changes in the season are around the corner. >> bring on april, folks. >>> welcome back, everybody. now that the super bowl match-up is set between the steelers and green bay, it's time to start planning your super bowl party. joining me now with his tips on making your party a total touchdown is america's chief entertaining officer and author of the
. >>> charlie sheen is ready to go back to work after his latest stint in rehab, but he says those in charge of this show are not. the show went on hiatus after he was briefly hospitalized. , reported that he went on the drug and alcohol binge. there's no word on when production will resume. still >>> another 30 minutes of good morning washington ahead. >> coming up, we love this story. but it makes us hungry. the beltway burger battle. today is the second round and the taste test moves to northwest d.c. this time >>. talking trillion dollars. the house budget plan gets its first drilling today. find. how. >> adam caskey in the belfort furniture weather center. yesterday was 70 degrees at reagan national. yesterday was 70 degrees at reagan national. considerably colder today. you... don't have a choice of getting breast cancer. i had no choice. that 3-day gave me that opportunity. and i can actually do something to help. 60 miles in 3 days-- i can do that. we can rid the world of this terrible disease... so that no mother... granddaughter... sister... daughter... mother... go through what my
msnbc last month. current tv is seen in about 60 million homes. >>> and charlie sheen's career plans are also making news this morning. his attorney says the troubled actor will return to the set of his hit tv show in two weeks. sheen had been advised to stay in a rehab facility for at least 90 days. instead, he's getting personalized rehab at home. >>> now the seattle area, the remorsible robber. surveillance cameras captured the 69-year-old man. he bought a cup of coffee. then, told the station's owner he wanted all the money in the register. >> i really am sorry to have to do this. but i've got kids. >> how about i give you $40 and this is it? >> well, i can't afford that, sir. i have rent to pay. bills. and the kids need to eat. >> the man there got away with more than $300. as he left, he said when he gets back on his feet, he would return the money. he has since been arrested. it is the second time he's been busted for armed the robbery. the first time got him three years in jail. >>> in sports news this morning, a historymaking night in pro hoops. >> i'm don bell with our espn
arrived at the grammys in a giant egg. charlie sheen was there. he arrived in a keg opinion. >> justin bieber also criticized the american health care system and compared it unfavorably to what they have in canada. if you want health care to be more affordable here, maybe you should stop promoting so many baby, baby, babies all the time. >> borders books has filed for bankruptcy and will close all of its superstars. when sarah palin heard that, she said, finally, we're closing the borders. i've been fighting for this. i've been fighting for this. >> the budget calls for 3$.7 trillion in spending which is, i know, a difficult number to wrap your head around. perhaps this "abc world news" demonstration will clear things up for you. >> we bought $100 in pennies and stacked them them. until we got the $3.7 trillion budget. each one of the stacks of five pennies represents $2 billion. >> let me give you an impression of a reporter at abc. i have a degree from columbia university. now, i'm stacking pennies to make a pie chart. are you kidding me? >>> a quick
gotten our first insider account of that wild party that landed charlie sheen in the hospital and ultimately forced the actor back into rehab. >> it comes from an adult film star paid handsomely, as you'll hear, to attend that party. she spoke with our ashley banfield. >> a little something. >> oh, you didn't have to. >> there you go. >> reporter: he's tv million dollar funny man but there's nothing funny about charlie sheen's latest crisis. he's in detox after a cocaine and alcohol-fueled party a witness says lasted for days. >> i have never seen someone so self-destructive. i thought maybe it was almost like a suicide binge. >> reporter: kacey jordan is an adult film actress who says she was offered $5,000 to attend a party at sheen's home last monday. she says there were four other women at the party, at least two of them porn stars. about 3 a.m. she says sheen asked one of them to produce drugs from the night before. >> he asks, you know, where's the drugs? where's the drugs? she says, we ran out. you don't remember? he's like, we ran out? oh, i've got to call my boy. a gu
seems to be weighing in on the family's troubles. from charlie sheen on "the dan patrick show." >> work on your impulse control. think things a little bit through before you do them. >> reporter: to katie couric on "glee." >> you beat out the following losers. wall street, the economy, and sparky lohan, who is dina lohan's dog. >> reporter: still, dina lohan, who has been accused of being out of touch with reality when it comes to her daughter, says lindsay has emerged a better person through all of this. andrea canning, abc news, new york. >>> and dina lohan joins us live this morning. >> it's early. you're wide awake at this hour. >> i'm used to it at this point. but it is friday. charlie sheen, what a week he's had. calling into dan patrick's radio show a couple times. you saw what he said about lindsay there. according to andrea, had some advice for you. and we wanted to show that right here. >> we're getting this live, folks. what is that? >> he said, it's never too late to get a fresh start. quit believing that losing is an option. embrace what you see in the mirror. very positive
for "the skinny." more drama from the charlie sheen fiasco. he gave an interview to dan patrick on his radio show saying the show put me on forced hiatus for me to go to rehab. we're not supposed to come back and fin, up a few more episodes until the very end of february but he says, i want to go back now because you never know when i could unravel again so put me back to work now. take a listen to what he said during the interview. >> they won't let you back in? >> i -- nobody told me. nobody told me. i just figure, i'm supposed to go back to work, because i'm ready. >> you're on hiatus. >> no, forced hiatus. they said, you get ready, we'll get ready. i got ready and went back and nobody's there. i don't know what to tell you, man. i'm ready. they're not. bring it. >> charlie says he's been in private rehab at his home. he is, quote, peeing clean these days. he says what led to all this drug use, he was very honest, he said boredom led to it. he told dan, an interesting quote, he says, stay away from the crack, dan, unless you can manage it socially. he thought he could manage it soci
is pretty good advice unless you can manage it socially, dan. >> later in the interview charlie sheen said lindsay lohan should work on her impulse control. whoa, that's like the pot calling to kettle to buy pot. >> i hope it's been evident how much i have czy loved this job. it has been such an exciting and wonderful career at abc here. and i have to say, i didn't even know jobs like this existed in news. >> that was your big announcement yesterday. of course that is the morning's big headline vinita's last day on "world news now." a big surprise coming your way on your last "world news now." zooishgs >>> welcome back, everybody. as we've been saying since yesterday, this is vinita's final day with us on "world news now." we're so sorry to see her go. i've had the pleasure of sitting next to you for seven months but a certain gentleman, the one and only, jeremy hubbard, who anchored this program for 2 1/2 years -- >> yea! >> that's right. lefts a few months ago. no one knows vinita better than you, my friend. >> i don't know about that. i hope her husband knows. i cou
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